There are 2 translations of mortar in Spanish:

mortar1

Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːrtər; ˈmɔːtə(r)/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (cement) argamasa (f), mezcla (f), mortero (m)
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    • The major components of construction, as we all know, are, cement, steel, timber, bricks, mortar, sand, etc.
    • A recycling operation takes concrete, brick, mortar and plaster from building sites and grinds them down into building soil to be sold.
    • In addition to using the same granite, the original mortar was matched with Portland cement lime mortar.
  • 2 countable/numerable (weapon) mortero (masculine)
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    • A spokesman for the Polish-led forces reportedly said the insurgents used a car bomb, mortars and machine guns.
    • The Rev Alan Reeve went to preach in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, last month and was evacuated two weeks later following an attack of mortar bombs and machine gun fire.
    • Near Baquba, insurgents coordinated a car bombing and a mortar attack on a police station.

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There are 2 translations of mortar in Spanish:

mortar2

vt

  • [Military/Militar] bombardear con morteros
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    • In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared, killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.
    • Staff Sergeant Brian Flading, a 19D Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, remembers an incident when his platoon was mortared one night in Balad.
    • In a couple of minutes we're in an even poorer-looking neighborhood, bouncing slowly on a street that resembles a heavily mortared battlefield.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.